The table below looks at the statistics for Data Mining skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Mining
Rank 108 124 110
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 28 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.85% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.75% 1.26% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £410 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £298 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £442 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £410 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +36.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 - £17.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
589 556 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.96% 20.30% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 277 211
Average daily rate £363 £364 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Average hourly rate £40.75 £16.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.28% -53.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

Data Mining
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Data Mining Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region.

Data Mining Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Data Mining Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Data Mining
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region.

Data Mining Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Mining within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -5 15 £375 +10.29% 3
Glasgow - 12 £340 - 1
Stirling - 1 £375 -
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Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Mining also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Mining.

1 19 (45.24%) SQL
2 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 18 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 15 (35.71%) SAS
4 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 12 (28.57%) Banking
4 12 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (28.57%) Analytics
5 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (19.05%) Business Analysis
6 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (16.67%) Retail
7 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (14.29%) Data Reconciliation
8 6 (14.29%) Test Planning
8 6 (14.29%) Retail Banking
8 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 5 (11.90%) MS Access
10 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
10 4 (9.52%) VBA
10 4 (9.52%) SAP
10 4 (9.52%) ETL
10 4 (9.52%) CISA
10 4 (9.52%) CISM
10 4 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (9.52%) Data Mapping
10 4 (9.52%) COBIT
10 4 (9.52%) CRISC

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Mining also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Mining. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (35.71%) SAS
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (11.90%) MS Access
3 3 (7.14%) dBASE
3 3 (7.14%) QlikView
4 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Axure RP
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Banking
3 7 (16.67%) Retail
4 6 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 3 (7.14%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.38%) Legal
6 1 (2.38%) Marketing
6 1 (2.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Data Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Test Leader
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) MI Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Lead Business Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Data Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) SAS Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) Functional Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) Technical Business Analyst
10 1 (2.38%) SQL Developer
10 1 (2.38%) SAS Developer
10 1 (2.38%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) MFC
1 1 (2.38%) XML
1 1 (2.38%) XSD
1 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.38%) GIS
2 1 (2.38%) Replication
2 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (2.38%) Photography
2 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 12 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (28.57%) Analytics
3 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (19.05%) Business Analysis
5 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 6 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Data Reconciliation
5 6 (14.29%) Test Planning
6 4 (9.52%) ETL
6 4 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (9.52%) Data Mapping
7 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.14%) Project Management
7 3 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.14%) Migration
7 3 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) VBA
3 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) CISA
1 4 (9.52%) CISM
1 4 (9.52%) CRISC
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) COBIT
2 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) SAP
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Lotus
3 1 (2.38%) ESRI
3 1 (2.38%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.38%) Informatica
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Sybase